Category Archives: conference

Technical debt, or how I stopped worrying and love the code

ICSME ’15, or 31st International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, was held this year in Bremen last week. As a co-located event, MTD’15 (Seventh International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt) was organised on 2nd of October. Technical debt is … Continue reading

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EMBC’15 in Milano, Italy

The world was upside-down when I arrived to Milan. I had left the 25°C sunny weather of Hämeenmaa for 18°C and rainy Italy. I was in thermal shock! Second shock was when I realised that most Italians don’t want to … Continue reading

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Report: BalkanCryptSec 2015

I attended the second annual International Conference on Cryptography and Information Security that took place 03-04 September in Koper, Slovenia in the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (FAMNIT). Koper is a beautiful cozy coastal town on the … Continue reading

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ESEC/FSE 2015 in Bergamo, Italy

The 10th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering was held in Bergamo, Italy this year. I had an opportunity to visit the conference, as the article The … Continue reading

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Report from Recent Trends in Functional Programming (TFP2015)

The head of the department decided to send me to spy on the current situation of functional programming to Trends in Functional Programming 2015 (TFP2015) conference and the Trends in Functional Programming in Education workshop. Since the events took place … Continue reading

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Report: Summer school on real-world crypto and privacy

Meet Bob. Bob is a doctoral student or post-doc — I don’t recall, maybe even an MSc student. Bob doesn’t like social / professional networking. He prefers to spend his time alone in his office at TUT. Maybe with the … Continue reading

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Pervasive at ICSE’15

The 37th International Conference on Software Engineering was held in Florence, Italy last week. It and the many co-located events and workshops drew a wide range of contributions from Pervasive computing. The week started of with a co-located Mobilesoft, the 2nd … Continue reading

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Report: RSA Conference 2015

I attended the 24th annual RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco from 20-24 April. Previously, I published at RSAC in 2012 and attended in 2013. RSAC is strange for academics because it is so commercial — over 28,000 attendees, over … Continue reading

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Workshop report: COSADE 2015

I attended the workshop Constructive Side-Channel Analysis and Secure Design (COSADE 2015) 13-14 April in Berlin. This marks the 6th iteration of the annual workshop that launched in 2010, and the 2nd time I’ve attended — previously in 2011. To … Continue reading

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Educational Data Mining and Programming

The Conference on Integrating Technology into Computer Science Education (ITiCSE) is one of the two major ACM’s Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education events organized every year. Whereas ITiCSE has been a European conference, its counterpart, SIGCSE conference, has … Continue reading

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